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it is friday november 9th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." president obama makes his case today in how to head off the looming budget crisis. republicans focus on what went wrong inside mitt romney's campaign. we'll tuck to former secretary of state condoleezza rice. navy s.e.a.l.s are accused of revealing secrets in a video game. john miller looks at how publicity may be hurting the s.e.a.l.s. first a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> we're not going over the cliff. we're determined not to go over the cliff. >> nerves rattled in washington and on wall street over a looming fiscal crisis. >> budget cuts and tax increase that will kick in on january 1st unless congress and the president reach a deal. >> raising tax rate sincere unacceptable. and, frankly, it couldn't even pass the house.
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>> president obama is expected to deliver his first remarks on his agenda since election night. >> everybody is talking about the fiscal cliff. and i would be talking about the fiscal cliff, too, if i knew what the hell it was. >> i can't get through friday with this amount of gas. i'm really stuck. >> parts of new york rationing gas in the wake of superstorm sandy. >> extreme weather, i believe, is here to stay. climate change is a reality. judge sentenced jared lee loughner to life in prison in the massacre that injured gabby giffords. >> gabby said afterwards for her the biggest emotion was just sadness. >> seven navy s.e.a.l.s have been punished for disclosing classified information to the maker of a video game. >> deer crashed through a plate glass window. >> what did you do to make the deer angry? >> maybe our hours weren't suitable. >> all that -- >> touchdown. jacksonville 16 losing streak. >> here comes the headset. o you see
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anything in porn that tracks you at all? >> no pat. >> speaking to his campaign staffers and got really emotional. >> "cbs this morning." >> changes are expected in the obama administration. secretary of stit hillary clinton is likely to step down. when he heard about it bill clinton said that's great. just give me a heads up when she's on her way home. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off today. we'll hear from president obama for the first time since election night focusing on the government's potential fiscal crisis. >> the white house says he will talk about growing the economy and row duesing the federal deficit. nancy cordes is at the white house. what is the president trying to
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accomplish here? >> reporter: i think he is trying to keep speaker john boehner from setting the ground rules when it comes to negotiations over the fiscal cliff, mix of spending cuts and tax increases that will kick in at the end of the year. after returning to the white house victorious you'll hear the president argue today, as he did so many times on the campaign trail that household income over $250,000 a year should revert to those higher clinton era tax rates. white house aides say his victory is a sign that the american people feel the same way. they have no plans of backing down. they have not said how they plan to handle negotiations on the fiscal cliff. they've really just been regrouping. he met with top aides about it yesterday. capitol hill is telling me that they're waiting to hear how the white house wants to move forward. there's really nothing they can do until they hear from the white house.
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we got a stark reminder of how high the stakes are. the nonpartisan congressional budget office released a report saying of all those spending cuts and tax increases associated with the fiscal cliff are allowed to kick in at the end of this year the unemployment rate in 2013 will rise from 7.9% now to 9.1% within a year. >> nancy, thank you. also in washington cbs news political director john dickerson. good morning. >> hi, charlie. >> is the white house correct to read the election mandate that the country wants to see taxes raised on those who earn more than $250,000 a year? >> well that certainly is what the exit polls showed us. there was support for those polled for the president's position. the president has had lots of support for that position going back months and months. after the 2010 congressional elections when they won in that wave election that's still where the public was.
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having a public behind him has not helped the president in previous negotiations. of course, things have changed now. >> what do you think the mood is for compromise now? we've listened to speaker boehner. the president will make his case today. is there generally a mood that enough of this dysfunction, let's get things done and let's compromise, as long as we don't cross over our principles? >> yeah. i think there is a mood for compromise. the question is -- it will be interesting to watch the theater here. in 2010 during the lame duck period after the election there was -- they got some work done. and what -- for negotiation to work, both sides will probably start very far away. the question is will each leave the other a pathway so that they can get to a compromise. and so one thing quite difficult is for republicans to vote for a tax increase for those over $250,000. that's where things will start. the question how does it get worked out behind the scenes? in the new agreement -- in 2010
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a lot of liberals were angry with the president because it looked like he had lost by allowing an extension of the bush era tax cuts we're talking about all over again. what the president did, though was won an extension of the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits. it was a deal in the end that had a lot of things for liberals in it to like. that's what we got to find a way to solve this problem. >> john, hang on a moment. president obama spoke to campaign staffers in chicago before he returned to the white house. that tape released yesterday by his campaign shows a rare level of emotion from the president. >> even before that night's results i felt that the work that i had done in running for office had come full circumstancecircle. because what you guys had done made the work this i'm doing important. and i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud of all of you.
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and, uh -- [ applause ] >> and jan crawford who covered mitt romney's campaign says emotions are also running just as high for the republican ss. jan, good morning to you. >> good morning, gayle. good morning, charlie. president obama's campaign had been predicting a victory. he did he won this race desies decisively. the romney campaign and romney himself, they never saw it coming. they faced expectations on different assessments on turnouts and in the end they were flat out wrong. those are the kind of losses that hurt the most. mitt romney, paul ryan and their families on stage election night to concede. what was evident was the emotion. >> like so many of you paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> when the votes were counted
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what also was evident, they were playing on a different field than the campaign of the president. on many levels the loss caught the romney campaign by surprise. perhaps the most emotionally difficult was thinking until the last minute they were going to win. >> the romney people looked at a model for turnout that was less accurate than the model for turnout that the obama people decided. >> reporter: romney's campaign expected the number of minority voters to be closer to the 2004 election. instead the number of minorities voting in 2012 were like the numbers in 2008 when a wave of minority support elected the nation's first black president. >> romney's companies were pioneers in shipping u.s. jobs overseas. >> reporter: so what happened? over the summer the campaign committed what may have been its most critical error, not responding to an onslaught of negative ads by president obama that personally and effectively targeted romney as ceo of bain capital for closing companies.
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>> i come from the old school that a political attack unanswered is a political attack admitted. >> reporter: along the way there were other strategic missteps. the campaign didn't take seriously romney's foreign trips, which had its share of gaffes and did little to bolster his image as a world leader. after months of the bain attacks, republican national convention, the most enduring image was not of romney but of clint eastwood talking to an empty chair. now there was another thing the campaign was expecting. they thought they would get more turnout than john mccain did in 2008. they thought republicans would turn out to vote in larger numbers. that didn't happen. they actually thought it would get 2 million fewer votes than john mccain did. even in their strategies. romney got momentum, remember aof that first dough bait. people got really excited on the right. that was a huge opportunity for him but he didn't really kptize on that with any kind of
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message. he was playing it too safe. critics say when you think about sports it was almost like he was playing prevent/defense in football except he never had the lead, just playing prevent defense when he was behind. gayle and charlie? >> jan, thanks. to john dickerson. of all the mistakes now being analyzed, what was the biggest mistake? isn't it always in the end the candidate, not the strategy? >> well, you know, we're in the recripple recriminations and finger pointing stage. you're fundamentally right. this candidate seemed out of place with both himself and his party. and that seems to have been kind of where it all settled down. these mistakes jan talked about, in misreading the polls they essentially bought their own spin. if you talked about the obama campaign they were incredibly zv active. which is why in ohio they were feeling gratd 45 minutes before the state was called because
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they were so conservative. and when results came in and they were better than they even hoped they started to feel elated. the romney campaign went the other way, deciding not to believe the public polls, but their own spin. that's what kept them in the dark. >> live coverage of president obama's remarks later today, he is scheduled to speak at 1:00 pm eastern time 10:00 am in the west. seven navy s.e.a.l.s, including one from the mission that killed osama bin laden have been disciplined for serving as advisers onny new video game. >> the navy says those s.e.a.l.s revealed classified information. john miller is here. what is going on here? >> well this is actually an outgrowth of the mark owen story. we remember mark owen was the navy s.e.a.l. who wrote the book "no easy day" about being on the bin laden raid. they were looking into his deal whether he violated the
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nondisclosure agreements that he signed what they ended up learning was that 11 navy s.e.a.l.s had been brought in allegedly by owen into this deal with a video company for the production of medal of honor: warfighter, a navy s.e.a.l.s based video game. according to our sources, there was no notification of their commanding officer, no waiver signed, none of the boxes had been checked. so now seven of them have letters of reprimand, which is a nonjudicial finding but a bit of a career killer. >> if i'm a gamer and playing this game, how do i know if i'm looking at classified information or just a good move? >> you don't but when they frame the game as this game was put together by former navy s.e.a.l.s and active duty navy s.e.a.l.s based on tactics, let's stretch that. if you're a terrorist or someali
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pirate you're looking for tactics, procedures. how do they work? if you stretch it there, i guess you could say if you play that game enough based on real navy s.e.a.l. knowledge you could learn to counter those ttps. >> is mark owen in trouble? >> mark owen is already in trouble. to the extent he's not a s.e.a.l. anymore, there's not much they can do to him. to the extent that he signed nondisclosure agreements such as the seven who are in this hot water they sent him a letter saying we may try to seize all that money. because when you sign that deal you say that you assign all that money to the government. we're waiting to see when happens next there. >> all this good publicity is actually very bad for the s.e.a.l.s. back in the day we didn't know who the navy s.e.a.l.s were or what they did. >> and the now legendary s.e.a.l. team six that went on the bin laden raid nobody had
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heard of. too much of a good thing. you do a movie like "medal of val valor," every line and word was vetted and approved. john wayne in the green beret, i wouldn't have gone to special forces, but when people are doing this on their own, not checking the boxes, telling their commanding officer or allowing the navy to make any judgment on it or the special forces community, that's where they're running into the facebook generation living out loud, talking as individuals, used to it being all about me. that's the conflict. >> and bigelow's movie is still to come. >> now that the political aspect has simmered down it will still stir controversy. gas rationing in new york city and long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy. after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims.
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mark strassmann is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. behind me you see one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey. this one is the new home for 750 emergency workers and 60 storm victims. there are also hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning, 11 days after sandy hit this shore line. in wintry somerset county northern new jersey, utility crews are still days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter with his a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just had gotten her electricity back on monday. >> such a relief like returning to civilization. >> reporter: that relief didn't last long. >> and then all of a sudden poof. and there we are, back in the middle ages. >> reporter: governor andrew cuoma blasted lipa utility company that services long island. >> part of it is just the
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management and the performance, which has been unacceptable. and they've failed. they have failed the consumers. >> reporter: sandy's destruction has left thousands of people homeless for the foreseeable future. fema estimates 101,000 people in new york and new jersey qualify for hotel subsidies. 56,000 qualify for help for renting a new home or fixing one. and they're moving mobile homes into the disaster zone. >> i can't build apartments right now in the next week. so we're going to get them as close to their homes as we can get them. i can't wave a magic wand and create housing. >> reporter: sandy devastating seaside and long beach island. later today, some seaside residents will be allowed back into their homes to survey damage. and as mandated edd at a town hall meeting, row treev no more than two suitcases of belongings per
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house. >> reporter: 20 large tents heated by generators laundry facilities and hot meals. gayle and charlie, for the foreseeable future this is the only home they have. >> mark strassmann thanks. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords stared at the man who shot her as he was sentenced to life in prison yesterday. it was the first time since the shooting she has been face-to-face with jared loughner. her husband, retired edd nasa commander mark kelly said you may have put a bullet in her head but you did nothing to dent her spirit. he killed six people and wounded 13 others in the shooting nearly two years ago. a plea brg an spared loughner the death penalty. washington post says a warplane from iran opened fire on a u.s. drone. the u.s. says it was over the persian gulf not iranian air space. the drone was not hit and returned safely to base.
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>> new ss journal from wimgton delaware says if you have trouble sleeping energy drinks may be the reason. army study looks at more than 1,200 combat troops stoent afghanistan. those who drink three or more energy drivengs a day had trouble sleeping at night and were more likely to be drowsiy during the day. >> usa today, priceline is buy buying kayak.com. signaling changes in how consumers buy plane tickets. >> analyst ss say the fast food giant is suffering bus fewer people can afford to eat out especially younger people hit hard by unemployment. >> password problems at twitter t changed some members passwords because their accounts may have been hacked. twitter also reset other password that is didn't need to be changed. twitter is apologizing. >> what is your password
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charlie? we have had some rain and thunderstorms overnight. right now catching a little bit of a break in parts of the bay area. you can see a little bit of sunshine outside. overlooking russian hill toward the golden gate skies clear, although we still have some wandering showers outside. some of that off the coastline, some of it toward the san jose area. and definitely some chilly temperatures around the bay area. 30s in the north bay, 40s elsewhere. i think toward the afternoon cool highs in the 50s drier on the weekend. >> this national weather report sponsored by toys "r" us.
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. former secretary of state condoleezza rice is speaking out for the first time since the presidential election. we'll ask her why women and minorities failed to turn out for mitt romney and what the republican party should do to attract those parties. your local news is next.
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jose overnight. the fire at "saint thomas more school" st hi, everyone. 7:if your time. i'm frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines right now. fire damaged a school in east san jose. it happened overnight. the fire at the saint thomas more school started about 1:00 and was quickly put out. no injuries reported. dozens of people are in line down in san jose to sign up to get food and toys for thanksgiving and the christmas holidays. some of them camped out all night at the sacred heart community service on south first street. they are going to start handling out things around 8:00. and in oakland as general manager billy beane is honored as major league baseball executive of the year. he put together a young team that won the division and they nearly beat the tigers. it's the second time he has won the much deserved award. traffic and weather for a friday coming up right after the break.
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good morning. it's gridlock right now on the nimitz through oakland because of an accident approaching high
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street. look at our traffic camera. this is close to the oakland coliseum. yeah, it is brake lights, unfortunately, from at least 238. drive time 27 minutes between 238 and the macarthur maze. good news, southbound 880, that is moving along just fine. elsewhere in the bay area, northbound 101 fire crews blocking a lane at hellyer. thunderstorms overnight, a little break in the stormy weather outside right now. mount vaca looking good. the sun is up. the clouds have broken. but we're not done with the rain just yet. maybe a few more raindrops on the way. scattered showers. hi-def doppler showing you things quieting down, more rain off the coastline. chilly temperatures, 30s and 40s. by the afternoon only in the 50s. should dry out for the weekend.
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president obama's him hugging michelle has become the most retweeted photo of all time. take a look at this photo. ahh. if you're wondering what the least retweeted photo of all time is here you go. it's karl rove. >> nobody looks good in a speedo. can we all just say that? i don't care who you are. can we agree? >> we agree. >> nobody looks good. >> talk this year that mitt romney should consider form erer secretary of state condoleezza rice as a running mate. she told us in june that wasn't going to happen. secretary rice is here for her first interview since the election. welcome. >> thank you. good to be with you. >> your party is undergoing some reconsideration in what it has to do. you are an esteemedm member of the republican party, what is your recommendation? >> as people look at this election and do the analysis we will know more. i have to say right now for me
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the most power fulful argument is that the changing demographics in the country really necessitates an even bigger tent for the republican party. i also think that many of the things for which the party stands are broadly popular with the american people. fiscal responsibility, a chance to educate your children in a way that you think best, the possibility of strong national defense. these are all things that can unite us. but when you look at the composition of the electorate clearly we are losing important segments of that electorate. we have to appeal to those people not as identity groups but understanding that if you can get the identity issue out of the way then you can appeal on the broader issues that all americans share concerns. >> are you prepared to participate in that dialogue within your party? >> absolutely. i started that participation at
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the convention. i said in that speech that i thought immigration was not just the key to the election but who we are as americans. >> will that be the spirit of the negotiations taking place in washington, fiscal crisis? >> well i hope so because we've got to get the fiscal crisis behind us. we've got to stop taking on debt that we cannot pay back and that we're going to leave for our children. these are ought critically important issues. they're important because the united states of america is not just some country. it's an extraordinary country that has extraordinary responsibilities in the world. we have to be strong at home so we can lead abroad. >> do you think that your party has just been misunderstood? you talk about all the good qualities, but people don't seem to get them in the electorate. do you think we just don't understand it? >> let's remember. it was still a close election. >> that's true. >> in the popular vote and the electoral college has the tendency to make the victory larger in the electoral college than the popular vote.
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i think on the immigration issue, which i think turned out to be very important and probably some -- mixed messages were sent. when you send mixed messages through the narrow funnel that is the media spotlight, some people only hear one side. >> in your particular experience and expertise is the arab spring and this interview that assad did, saying if they come in here, it will have enormous consequences. where and what should the world do? >> well, we've waited a long time in syria. and i sincerely hope that now that the election is over the administration is going to act more forcefully. >> what should they be doing? >> first of all, we wasted 18 months in the u.n. trying to get the russians to go along with assad's overthrow. they were never going to do it. >> so we spent a lot of energy doing that and the u.n. should have taken another route? >> at a certain point it was a mistake. pull together the regional
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powers turkey saudi arabia others. get the opposition together. try to get a program, framework for a future syria that can include all syrians. what happens when the situation turns th as ss as violent as it has on the ground and brutality, it tends to empower the worst elements in the opposition. that's why you're seeing a violent opposition. that's why you're seeing al qaeda mixed in. and so you have to get ahold of this very quickly. i think you can see that we are at risk of a regional conflict out of syria, not just one that is confined to syria. >> there is also the benghazi investigation, someone you respect a lot. >> i do. absolutely. >> have we all been too quick to criticize this because we don't know the facts or are the obvious lessons and mistakes that the obama administration made in handling and responding? >> i do believe we have to step back. there are three major issues.
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the first is what was the situation on the ground prior to the attack? and was security adequate given that the british had left given that the red cross had left? that's what the accountability review board as secretary clinton has talked about, under a former officer. that's what they will do. what happened in that eight, nine-hour stretch? was there adequate response to what was clearly an unfolding disaster on the ground? i think the intelligence committees of the congress will be the place to look at that. and then finally, we have shifting stories. sometimes that happens, frankly, because you're getting different sources of information. i, myself have been in the situation in which i got different intelligence estimates at different times. but those first two, what was the situation on the ground and was security adequate and what was the response? that we need to understand in some depth. that then speaks to what we need to do in the future. >> china is electing a new
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leadership as well. what's the possibility there? and where do you think that country is going? >> i think the chinese have a real task ahead of them. they have essentially based their legitimacy on prosperity. they've raised 4 million people out of poverty. clearly, china is an economic power. but the political system is trailing behind. it's getting creaky. the scandal was not just about misconduct. i think we know that was about a leader who had a different political view who was, indeed corrupt but pushing the party leadership. i think you see a lot of discontent. there were 180,000 riots in china, mostly -- over the last couple of years, mostly a peasant who loses his land to a developer and a local party leader. that political system is creaky. and if they are smart, they will
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individual, $2,400 for a family is out of your pocket to help you pay for that you set up what's called a health savings account. pretax money goes straight from your paycheck into this account. companies will often match it. that's a lot of money. but again the the idea is that you'll be more careful with it because you know that that money can stay there and grow over time almost like a roth ira for medical expenses. no taxes going in. no taxes go inging out. for young, healthy people, it's a pretty good idea. you know your medical bills probably won't be very high. if they are, you've got essentially this thing to fall back on. otherwise leave the money in there. my advice would be leave it in there for 30 40 years. when you retire fidelity is now expecting you will have aa quarter million dollars of health care costs out of pocket and retirement. let it grow. you can invest in stocks and cds and for people in their 40s and 50s, i'm not as crazy about these high deductible plans. the bottom line for the individual, you'll end up paying
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more out of pocket. >> 40s and 50s, that leaves us out, dear. >> flexible spending. >> flexible spending account. >> these i love for everyone. they're totally different. flexible spending account works on the fact that if you and i want to buy something, pay a buck, we actually have to make $1.40, $1.50. that avoids this problem. money goes straight from your paycheck into this account. you earn a dollar, pay a dollar to your doctor. it's like 20% off your doctor's bills. you have to estimate what next year's 2013 doctors' bills will be this year. can you put up to $2,500 into it. let's say forsake of ease you want to do $100. i think i'll going to spend $1,200 a year on the doctors' bill. i get a little credit card thing i swipe and use at the doctor's office. and the one thing is pain for me but if i with his a better organizer, it would be fine. you have to send in your
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receipts to prove that you did spend it on doctor's bills. >> signing up for trancesit and parking plans. how do you save when you do that? >> just like health care but this is commuter. if you take the train to work you can set aside up to $125 a month. if you park at the train station or office, up to $240 a month. again, this is all pretax money. so if you maxed out, drove your car to the train, spent $240 $125 a month in train fare you would save over $1,000 a year in taxes. >> independent care. >> the biggest savings. i do this for our children, who you guys know and love. >> yes. >> all three of them. >> up to $5,000 you can set aside pretax. it goes straight from your paycheck into this account. you never see it until you pay for your child care with it. it has to be real child care. it can't be sort of mom coming over and helping out. not that that isn't real. but it has to be on the books. you're paying a nursery school daycare service, a nanny and paying her social security
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taxes, that sort of thing. you just submit the receipts and you get that money. again, this is a big deal. for $5,000 of child care you might have to earn $6,000 or $7,000 normally. now it's just the five, no taxes. >> i like this best of all. you can save money by being healthier. what exactly do you mean and how does that work? >> once again people are thinking about how can we reduce these health care costs? one way obviously would be if people weren't overweight. if they didn't smoke, if they exercised once in a while. that sort of thing. companies are giving employees incentives to get healthier. it saves employee money, company money. some companies will pitch in up to $1,000 toward your premiums, which is a pretty good savings if you will go through this process. maybe it's a screening. you get your cholesterol tested. test your bmi, body mass index. in some cases for people who join smoking cessation programs. generally when they do is cobble together a bunch of things. cbs does it where you earn points. if you earn enough points then
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they knock serious money off your health care expenses. i think when people need to know, this process of open enroll enrollment, i don't like it. it's a pain. you have to remember passwords and all this stuff. if you think of it instead of as, wow, i could save $2,000 $3,000, $4,000 off my tax bill it's worth it. >> it is worth t jack otter, thank you. we'll be back after this break.
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the latest storm is dropping a decent amount of snow on the sier good morning, everyone it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. the latest storm is dropping a decent amount of snow on the sierra. for anyone heading for the truckee-tahoe area for the weekend, chains are now required on interstate 80, east of nyack. chains are also needed on u.s. 50 east of kyburz. 100 people will camped out at sacred heart community service south of downtown san jose. they are waiting to sign up for food and toys for thanksgiving and christmas. registration is set to begin at 9 a.m. for information on how to donate, you can go to cbssf.com and click on "newslinks." stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. we're drying out and traffic is thinning out over at the bay bridge toll plaza. looks good. "friday light" here suddenly. so the metering lights remain on, but the delays only extend to about the middle of the parking lot. elsewhere, the nimitz, unfortunately, this is still
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really backed up in those northbound lanes. we were watching a minor injury crash approaching high street on northbound 880. it's now clear. unfortunately, the damage is done. pretty backed up from hayward all the way towards downtown oakland. and a quick look through the san ramon valley. southbound 680 heavy out of walnut creek. clears up through danville. that is traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> all right. skies clearing out nicely now around the bay area. of course, we had showers, even thunderstorms overnight. but what a cold start to the day. it looks like a couple of clouds there lingering but that's mostly fog as you look toward mount diablo, maybe a light dusting of snow across that mountain, as well. hi-def doppler looking for rain off the coast, but most of that settling down now. that may change later in the day. temperatures are chilly out the door in the 30s and 40s. this afternoon highs only in the 50s, still a chance of showers through saturday morning.
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♪ it's 8:00 a.m. welcome back to cbs "this morning." president obama focuses on the budget crisis with a post-election message to republicans in congress. and is it possible to make new york city storm proof? we'll show you how one leading scientist would try to do it. first here's a look at what's happening in the world and what we've been covering on cbs "this morning." >> what he wants to do is prevent the republican house speak john boehner from setting the agenda. >> meeting with president obama for the first time since election night. focus on the government's potential fiscal crisis. >> both sides will start very far away. the question will each leave the other a pathway so they can get to a compromise. >> president obama spock to his campaign staffers in chicago and showed a rare level of emotion from the president. >> i'm proud of all of you
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and -- [ applause ] >> the romney campaign and romney himself never saw it coming. those are the kind of losses that hurt the most. >> the changing demographics in the country really necessitates an even bigger test for the republican party. >> gas rationing started this morning in new york city and on long island. >> frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victim. >> there we are back in the middle ages. >> there's gossip that you spend most of your time on golf courses. >> if congress does nothing u.s. can go off a so-called fiscal cliff. i heard a lot of questions what do you mean what if we do nothing? >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king. norah o'donnell. president obama speaks out today for the first time since his re-election peak about the fiscal crisis. >> the president is expected to
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lay out his expectations with his negotiations with congress. nancy cordes is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. typically after a president wins re-election he'll come out and do a big news conference. that is not what this is. president obama will not be that's not what this is. president obama will not be taking questions.pen we hope that will happen next m week. in the meantime the white house t started to notice that the speaker republican house speaker john boehner came out to speak about fisca the fiscal cliff on wednesday. he's he's going to speak about it again today. and the white house realizes the needed t president needs to stake his territory, lay the groundwork g for the negotiations as well. and so what he's going to argue today, we expect, is that the is that the american people voted on tuesday night not just for him but for the things he has been fighting b for such as allowing household ho incomes over $250,000 a year to revert to the higher tax rates. he's going to say this is an easy and reasonable way to easy reduce the deficit. republicans, of course ans compl completely disagree and speaker boehner said again yesterday ag
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that this would hurt job creators.creato we got some very interesting news yesterday from the nonpartisan congress shm budget onal budget office.offi the number crunchers up on up capitol hill. they said that allowing the bush allowing th tax cuts to expire just for the t top urners would only constrain dmek growth next year by .1%. so a very small impact. they predicted if congress and redicted the white house do nothing about this problem, all these spending spending cuts and tax increases that kick in are going to drive the going unemployment rate up next year to 9.1%. >> nancy, thank you. a new generation of the bush into clan is getting into politics.er he's the son of former florida for governor jeb bush.tewide his uncle and grandfather were both president and his great grandfather was united states senator. george p. bush is a native eteran veteran who runs a consulting firm. he said two months ago he plans o to get into politics. he has not revealed what office ice he is pursuing in texas. te the past couple weeks have
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been filled with politics and some pretty good jokes. here are the highlights from late night tv. >> apparently all you have to do is show up in a suit save the auto industry and kill bin laden and that will pan out. >> tuesday night mitt romney's staff briefly published the victory website by mistake. yeah, republicans called it an embarrassing error and big bird called it the scariest two minutes of my life. >> presidential elections are not about voting who gets to run naked through the white house in the my will of the night. i'm looking at you, eisenhower. >> i always wonder what the day after the election is like for the candidateneddidate who loses. gets so close to becoming
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yoow h here in the tri-state area we're still dealing with the aftermath of hurricane sandy. things got so bad that people in brooklyn were forced to live like they were in the 19th century instead of just dressing like it. just when we thought that the worst was over we got hit again. >> a new nor'easter is slamming new york and new jersey. >> a brutal nor'easter. >> nor'easter. >> nor'easter. >> yes, a nor'easter. a storm so powerful it can wipe out a region's supply of teas. >> superstorm sandy showed us how vulnerable new york can be.
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there are fears it could happen again. >> a scientist says the city can defend itself. he is the author of "psychics of the future." good morning. >> you told us the other day when you were here this can happen again. so is there a way that new york can storm proof itself? >> well the bad news is that new york city is a sitting duck for another hurricane from hell. >> okay. >> the good news is that there is a solution. these are called storm surge barriers. realize that tokyo, st. petersburg, russia london the netherlands, all of them have some sort of storm surge barrier. but they are pricey. we're talking about however, $50 billion storm called sandy. >> where could they be built? >> realize that new york city is a victim of geography. it's like a funnel. if you have a gigantic storm coming in from the atlantic the power is concentrated as it goes
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past sandy point where it can savage staten island, inundate wall street and a second surge can come from the east river. so we need a barrier that gives us a comprehensive protection against this kind of storm surge. >> how much would it cost? >> well, we're talking about the fact that each of these barriers could cost about $1 billion. the whole thing would cost on the order of $10 billion, perhaps even $15 billion. >> show us how it works. >> here's how it works. there are three choke points whereby can you actually stop a storage surge. first, it's around arthur kill here around staten island. the other is around the verazano bridge. third, around the east river. each of these would cost about $1 billion but would protect most of new york city. however, if you want the cadillac of these storm barriers, you want to put one between sandy hook and the rockaways. that would cost on the order of $6 billion.
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>> you would say that's money well spent? >> think of it as an insurance policy. because the whole package could go over $10 billion. but, hey, that's chump change compared to the $80 billion that katrina is going to cost and the $50 billion that sandy cost. >> is there a down side? >> if you're on the other side of the barrier reflective waives, waives that reflect have the same amount of energy and could savage the neighboring areas. not to mention the fact that the shore fronts are not protected. long island the jersey shore you may have to use sand replenishment there because the storm barrier cannot extend 100 miles. that's not possible. >> if they came to you and asked for your recommendation you would say yes, you should do? >> immediately we have to set up a study group to look at the implications. >> study groups makes people's eyes glaze over. >> this is for real now. we're talking about people's lives, people's businesses, the economy of the area. and, look, new york city is
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dragging at the tail. other cities already bit the bullet. other cities have storm surge barriers. look at london st. petersberg. >> you mentioned that. but what about american cities? >> new orleans providence rhode island stanford connecticut. stanford connecticut, was shielded from the brunt of the storm because it invested in a storm surge barrier. >> why can't the entire coast be protected? >> it is simply too long. you realize that sand repleshishment is what florida is doing. the economy of florida is tied to sand. and the beach lifestyle. they're willing to spend on the order of $100 million per year on beach replenishment. >> thank you. >> professor, nice to see you again. sunday is veterans day. a veteran of the iraq war will share a note to his younger self coming up next on cbs. cbs "this morning". >> this portion of cbs "this morning" is sponsored by macy's.
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2.5 million americans served in iraq and afghanistan wars. we asked alex horton to write a note to self. >> to my 21-year-old self on the eve of war. i know you have a lot on your mind right now. let me tell you a few thing before you take that burden to iraq. you're sitting in kuwait drinking a warm o'doul for your 21st birthday. you have to keep calm with that first bullet cracking over your head. you're worried about making a mistake and get somebody killed. you'll be fine. your training will kick in. you'll watch your platoon's back and for the rest of your life
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they will have yours. some of your brothers will die out there. it's part of combat and life itself. i don't want to tell you who is going to be killed. i want you to cherish every moment you have together. ♪ with a soldier's eyes ♪ let their presence linger. remember what their laugh sounds like. remember what their dreams were. some day you will have to live life for them. you're going to be in iraq for 15 long months. it will take the rest of your life to come home. remember mom talking about grandpa everything issues 40 years after the korean war. he had it much worse than you. you'll see many of the same things he did. that's the strange thing about
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war. it never changes. it will never leave the air. ♪ nothing i can say can prepare you for life back in the states. running water and supermarkets will feel likes luxuries when you come home. the warm touch of a woman will feel so good it's almost embarrassing. your senses will betray you. bars will suffocate you. loud noises in the night will launch you out of bed. it is up to you whether it's a points of strength or a point of weakness. despite some challenges the army and war will give you more than you think. you know when i said the guys in the platoon will always be there for you? they are your best friends now. what's about to happen up north
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will forge something greater than friendship even greater than love. you'll be linked to them forever. keep them in mind when they call. you need to lean on them when no one else understands. this might be the most important lesson of all. remember to enjoy the gift of life your fallen comrades have given you. slow down once in a while. see what the world looks like without a rifle in your hands. ♪ you don't know it yet but some day you you'll day you'll be looking for peace and you'll find it. >> alex horton. so beautifully said. when they give statistics about war and the troops and those are human beings behind those numbers and alex horton brought
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that to life. >> a reminder the most authentic voices can come from people who are not famous. >> his line in that peace, war never changes gave me goose bumps. alex horton that was very special. two years ago a teenage girl disappeared in washington state after her body was found a classmate was accused of killing her. we'll see what "48 hours" learned about this controversial case on cbs "this morning." your local news is coming up right after the break.
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p g and e is working to restore power after a lightning strike overnight in san francisco's noe it's 8:25. time for some news headlines. pg&e is working to restore power after a lightning strike overnight in san francisco's noe valley. the lightning bolt touched down near a transformer, causing several transformers to shut down on 24th street. up to five transformers were affected leaving dozens of people without electricity. a fire inside a school in east san jose broke out at 1 a.m. on the saint thomas more school. the cause is under investigation. and we may see white caps on some bay area peaks today. and in the sierra. there is plenty of snow. chains are required on all highways through the mountain range today. up to a foot of snow could accumulate by the end of the day. stay with us. traffic and weather coming right up.
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good morning. well, northbound 880 in oakland is a mess. we had one earlier fender- bender near high street. that's cleared. there is another one close to the coliseum and your drive time continues to increase up to about a half hour now between 238 and the maze. southbound 880 is unaffected. that looks good until you get to hayward. elsewhere, down towards milpitas, westbound 237 obviously slow and go leaving milpitas heading towards san jose for silicon valley commuters. some roads may still be a little slick. mass transit still reporting no
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delays. that is traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> stormy overnight. things have started to calm down a bit around the bay area. the skies have parted somewhat. about to see a little sunshine outside, couple of clouds continuing to wander on about over the dumbarton bridge. and we still have a chance we could see some scattered showers outside. maybe even an isolated thunderstorm. our high-def doppler radar right now showing us fairly dry at this hour. some of that moisture sliding east and south of us. but you can see scattered showers off the coastline. kind of in a dry spot right now, but by the afternoon, things may pick up again with a little afternoon heating. so we'll watch out for that. 30s and 40s a little bit chilly outside now. only 50s for highs in the afternoon. chance of showers overnight tonight into tomorrow morning. then we dry things out warming slightly over the weekend, more rain though expected next week. [ female announcer ] welcome, one and all to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor. a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever your craving. spend $25, and get
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." police in central washington thought they had their man in the murder of a high school senior. then a new witness stepped forward with information that threatened to blow this case wide open. tomorrow night on "48 hours" peter van zandt reports on this murder mystery in a town that calls itself the apple capital of the world. >> reporter: 17-year-old mckenzie cowell of wenatchee, washington, was bright beautiful and full of life. the industrial high school senior had a keen interest in fashion and the performing arts. she took courses at a local beauty school. >> mckenzie was a very energetic and motivated person. she had a schedule that was so full that i don't know how she even did it. >> reporter: on a clear and chilly february day in 2009 mackenzie simply disappeared.
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>> mackenzie cowell is a student here. it's 3:00. she leaves out this door here. she walks over to her car. she gets in. she drives out and she's never seen alive again. >> reporter: four days after she disappeared, her body was found along the bank of the columbia river. suspect after suspect was checked out until christopher scott wilson was arrested. wilson's family hired world famous seattle defense attorney john henry brown. brown once represented serial killer ted bundy and is now defending robert bales, the american soldier accused of mass murder in afghanistan. in the mid '90s, he came to wenatchee when scores of adults were charged with child sexual abuse. he succeeded in having some of those cases dropped or overturned. >> it was completely false, made up known as the wenatchee witch
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hunt. >> reporter: gary reisen was the prosecutor then going up against brown in the child sex abuse scanneding and he's the prosecutor now against kris wilson. >> mr. brown likes case that is are high visibility. >> reporter: the two attorneys were ready to present their cases to the judge and jury. gary reisen had strong dna evidence. john henry brown had a strong card to play a witness who claims she saw mackenzie strangled on videotape by somebody else. >> to watch somebody be tortured like they did to her and kill her and laugh about it never goes away. >> reporter: the outcome was a courtroom drama that no one expected. >> so what's going on? >> this is what i love about a "48 hours" case, it ends with a
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draum nah no one expected. working on this case for over two years. >> more than two years. it's an extraordinary story. this twist you saw at the end of this piece brings high drama into this case. what happens when a world renowned attorney like john henry brown comes to a town like wenatchee, washington. >> he literally is larger than life 6'6" shock of hair looks like a rock star. i think the investigators weren't intimidated but the prosecutor in this case who brown defeated before i think was quite nervous about going up against him. that's part of the drama that occurs at the end of this case which shocks the investigators, shocks the family involved in all of this and it's what john henry brown does to a court case. >> i love the line in the piece where he says you know he likes to take high-profile cases. >> does he ever. he's in afghanistan as we speak now doing that article 32 hearing. >> so what led them peter, in
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the beginning to kris wilson? >> they got a call from a man who was in jail a man who had been convicted of exposing himself who said you should take a look at this guy. i think he's a bad dude and he's interested in serial killers. he's got a bizarre tattoo. i think you should take a look at him. >> this coming from the guy who was exposing himself. >> right, right. not exactly a credible witness. cops at this point, they had been working months and months on this case and so they decide why not, let's check this guy out. >> and so it began. a twist at the end of "48 hours." thank you peter van zandt. "secrets of the river" is tomorrow night on "48 hours" at 10:00, 9:00 central here on cbs. thanks to super storm sandy many restaurants lost power and had to throw really good food out. this morning we'll ask restaurant ceo danny meyer what's being
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♪ ♪ super storm sandy forced thousands of new york city restaurants to shut their doors. according to an estimate, restaurant sales fell up to 50%. >> sandy meyer's company runs 16 restaurants in the new york area. welcome. >> thanks, charlie. >> how did this affect the restaurant business? >> it was pretty devastating. i have to say that for a good week or so probably half of new york's restaurants couldn't open at all. what that means is that an enormous number of staff members who rely day to day on their income had to stay at home or fight like crazy to get to work. >> what was the difference in those that stayed open and those that didn't stay open? was it simply power?
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>> the answer was power. power, power, power 100% of the time. that's something we couldn't prepare for. >> how did you adjust? >> well, what we did in our case is those restaurants that could get open immediately did everything yoman-like that they possibly could. we were able to open eight places, mostly shake shacks also the modern almost immediately the next day. and we shifted. we took staff members who couldn't work and asked if they could walk across bridges, whatever they could possibly do to get up town. >> we had a professor on earlier in the hour who had great illustrations of how this can and probably will happen again. when you hear that what do you think as a restaurant business that's downtown in those areas? >> well the downtown restaurants of ours in battery park city believe it or not, were unscathed. i couldn't believe it with all you saw on the news. we were able to get north end grill, shake shack and blue smoke in battery park city open almost within 36 hours. >> wasn't battery park
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evacuated? >> it was evacuated. they're on the brooklyn grid so they didn't lose power. power was the issue. as soon as you lost power, which we did in eight restaurants, you couldn't keep food. we threw out ten tons of food. >> oh, my gosh. >> no way to deliver that food to the homeless? >> the problem is you can't get food to the area. and then as long as the food temperature has gone down below a safe point, you can't give it to anybody. it was a crime. >> what's this lesson for you? >> the biggest lesson for us is one of communication. we're going to have to come up with backup ways to communicate. our internet was down because our office was without power in a week. our telephone system was down. we're going to have to find some type of a cloud system as a backup. i was running our restaurant basically out of the bathroom of a gym that has power from a cell phone because it was the only place that i could actually get
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cell service. that's kind of laughable. >> do you think many restaurants will be put out of business because of this storm? >> i'm afraid that some may. but i also want to say that we learned in 9/11 that the new york restaurant community is as resilient of a community as you can imagine. they're also a people that have huge hearts. if you imagine the self-selected folks that take care of people day after day within their restaurants, unbelievable. >> what's hard about that, the notion of this is there were restaurants that might have had a chance and they were on the margin. and this storm may have kicked them over. so they didn't have the possibility to fight for another day and get -- >> i'm concerned about that. even if you're well insured which we think we are, the amount of fine print you see in terms of business interruption insurance is absolutely remarkable. i'm concerned about that. of course every restaurant has a ripple effect to lots and lots of people the people who work there, the farmers who grow the
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food, the delivery people the linen people garbage people the florists. it's amazing. >> it affects so many people. >> if you were in a restaurant hard hit would you rebuild knowing it could happen again? i'm always fascinated by people who say, yeah i'm coming back. are you one of those? >> i think so. i think we would. i think we as i said were very lucky. only one of our businesses took flooding, ten million gallons of water in our union square events catering kitchen. we did what it took. we got generators outside and pumping the water. there's fish in the baseman. >> i know this guy. he would come back no question. >> i'm picturing you in the bathroom running things. i got it. i got it. thank you, danny meyer. good to see you. >> thanks very much. tomorrow on "cbs this morning," rock star peter frampton will be here to talk about his life and career. he'll also perform two classics from his legendary album
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"frampton comes alive" including. ♪ show me the way ♪ that's tomorrow on "cbs this morning" on saturday. still to come we know what president lincoln looked like but i bet you didn't know what he sounded like until recently. we'll show you how daniel day lewis found lincoln's voice. that's coming up next on "cbs this morning." found his voice. that's coming up next on cbs "this
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♪ most of us imagine president abraham lincoln as a tall man with a booming voice. in the new movie "lincoln" which opens today, the audience will see that familiar image. as seth doane he ports, they'll hear something else. >> the blood it takes to hold this union together. >> reporter: to borrow a word
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from lincoln himself, scores of actors have portrayed our 16th president on till film and television over the years although they all strive to look the part. none of them ever knew if they were able to capture the troy voice of one of america's greatest orators. >> he died long before audio recording was possible so we have no hints about what he really sounded luke except in the represent nis senses of his contemporaries. >> harold holzer studied that written record as chairman of the lincoln buy centennial celebration. in his view, the actors have mostly gotten it wrong. >> it is for us the living to be dedicated here. >> too deep gregory peck much too deep. >> the trouble is when men start taking the law into their own hands. >> henry fonda sounds like henry fonda. one of the best voices there ever was.
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it's nebraska not indiana or kentucky. >> god knows i never wanted this conflict. >> none of these actors maybe with the exception of holbrook ever really worked on the accent. >> reporter: until now. >> things which are equal to the same thing are equal to each other. >> reporter: in stephen spielberg's new film "lincoln," daniel day lewis takes on the larger-than-life character who according to historians had a smaller-than-expected voice. >> the most frequent things we read is that he had a nasal voice, a high voice, but that somehow miraculously it floated over large crowds. >> reporter: the oscar-wink actor settled on a high-pitched almost scratchy tone very different from the deep booming quality audience haves come to expect from pop culture. >> four score and seven minutes
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ago. >> reporter: no one expected day lewis to channel bill and ted, but some early audiences are still surprised by his voice. at a "time" magazine panel discussion last month, he tried to explain where it came from. >> well, you look for the clues as within any aspect you search for clues and there are plenty of them. for me if i'm very lucky at a given moment i begin to hear a voice, not in the supernatural sense, but my inner ear, and then the work begins to try to reproduce that sound. >> i think it's extraordinary. i think it's uncanny and chilling. i wish we could have somebody come back from the 1860s and say "that's the guy". >> reporter: day lewis is famous for disappearing inside his roles, from a wrongly imprisoned irishman to a ruthless new york city gang leader to a california
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oil baron. >> i'm better at digging holes in the ground than making speeches. >> i began to hear a voice that as i grew closer to the man, seemed to give me the full expression of his character. >> with lincoln, that express is winning over movie goers, far more demanding than film critics. historians -- >> which wish we could hear him. i think this is as close as we'll come. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," seth doane, new york. >> a wonderful piece. and secondly i can never get enough lincoln. >> i know. i know. now everybody wants to read the book and see the movie. daniel day lewis, charlie, it makes the hairs on the back of your neck stand up, especially when you see he's from another country. the movie is based in part on the best-selling book "team and rivals: the political genius of abraham lincoln" published by simon and schuster which is
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owned by cbs. the author is doris kearns goodwin. she'll join us on monday for a google plus hangout. she'll discuss the book her consulting for the film. you can find out more on cbsthismorning.com. >> i talked to doris kearns goodwin about this. she was on this set while they were filming. they were all anxious to talk to her about lincoln. she went to see their lincoln. it's an extraordinary movie, this is a weekend of very good movies coming out. >> lincoln is opening today. >> james bond may have been open -- >> "skyfall" is opening today. >> that does it for us. let's take a look back at the week that was. have a great weekend and watch some of the things that were part of this week as we show you this video. >> this election is over. the nation chose another leader.
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so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for them and this great nation. >> president obama win as second term. >> sweeping almost every battleground state. >> mitt romney waited until after midnight to concede the race. >> romney picked up the phone and called the president. >> the president did very well because he had a good ground game and did well with hispanic voters. >> his percentage was down from four years ago but plenty to win. . >> what does that stay? >> the population gop can't do this badly. >> this party can't win unless you do better among hispanics. >> we got to have candidates that connect with that community in a real and genuine way. >> women too. that's not a little group. >> president obama won handedly four years ago and won again strongly last night. >> historic day for women in the united states senate. >> can republins contain
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control of the house of representatives? who would have to deal with the most immediate problem the fiscal cliff. >> possible package of tax increases and spending cuts set to go into effect at the end of this year. >> i'm willing to negotiate any time. >> i have no confidence whatsoever in this congress. >> we're ready to be led. >> it's the president's job. designee won't change who he is but he can change how he goes about his business. >> they are calling this the suckerpunch storm. >> is there any good weather news? >> you know for one i would like to talk to you charlie and not having something swirling behind me. it's almost out of new york and almost out of new england. >> oop for business this weekend. >> i like a discounted rate. >> one for you. >> thank you. >> her name is -- >> that was emblematic what all of us at cbs is trying to do now chase you. >> j.b. >> grabbed the jewelry and
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watches. >> something bad is about to happen here. >> basically put a wedding together in a day. >> we love that story. charlie is such a romantic. >> we're not as divided as our politics suggest. >> the election is open. >> we can fight. >> that's the one thing we should take heart from people lining up until 1:30 in the morning. >> we were made more than a collection of red states and blue states. >> we got to get together. >> they want unity. >> he's displaying what the real game of life is all about and his players are learning from that too. >> take the rest of your life to come home. some day you'll be looking for peace and you'll find it. >> we'll continue to move forward and remind the world why it is that we live in the greatest nation on earth
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news morning update. good morning it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your cbs5 head lineups. people are lined up this morning in san jose to sign up for help for the holidays. sacred heart community service is having registration today for its holiday food and toy distribution. 4000 families will be given food boxes at thanksgiving and at christmas sacred heart plans to help feed 3200 families families and toys for 5500 children. low income families can sign up for the assistance from 9 until 6. a home being renovated goes up in flames. a neighbor shot this amazing video moments after flames broke out. the house had been abandoned for many years. it took nearly an hour and a half to put the fire out. no word on the cause. here's lawrence with the forecast. we had some rainfall overnight, some thunderstorms out there and cold enough. we've been talking about the possibility of snow, maybe a light dusting there on mount
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diablo and more of that to come in the next few days as we see cold air overhead. temperatures today going to stay on the cool side. we're fairly dry but as we head toward the latter part of the day that may change. temperatures still in the 30s and 40s. by this afternoon only 50. over the weekend things starting to dry out, maybe leftover showers early on saturday morning. more sunshine returning on sunday. showers by the middle of next week. we're going to check out your time saver traffic coming up next.
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good morning, start off with friday light traffic conditions right now across the bay bridge. at toll plaza there is no delay. we're watching a cup -- couple of stalls causing slower speeds. southbound 680 approaching south main there's a stalled big rig has some kind of mechanical issues waiting for tow creek. and all lanes are open along the peninsula southbound 101 approaching shoreline so that is wrong. it's pretty stacked up. and look at this traffic shot. this is in nimitz. we've had a series of different fender benders on northbound 880. it's pretty backed up through hayward. have a great day.
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